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QCRI develops automated Geotagger for the World Bank

19/03/2013

QCRI's data analytics team develops an automated Geotagger system that geocodes all Bank-financed projects based on project documentation. The system helps geocode and map vast amounts of current, historic and pipeline project data to help better monitor and improve the impact of development assistance. It was designed in collaboration with major global aid organizations.

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Major efforts are underway to boost Arabic online content in Qatar

16/12/2012

QCRI, Taghreedat organize successful event with Google, YouTube, Twitter reaching out to the local community about Arabic language content online. Over 400 community members gathered at the Arabic YouTube Tweetup looking to contribute online content.

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Head of QCRI receives distinguished professional honor

11/12/2012

Ahmed Elmagarmid named ACM Fellow

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QCRI promotes video creation to bolster Arabic language content on the web

10/12/2012

QCRI partners with Taghreedat to organize Arabic YouTube Tweetup helping to drive online content

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QCRI interns develop interactive language learning app

03/12/2012

Six undergraduate students had the opportunity to put their research skills and technical knowledge to the test as part of the “Hot Summer, Cool Research” internship program at Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI).

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QCRI enters strategic research collaboration with MIT

22/10/2012

Agreement calls for joint IP rights and patent recognition

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Can AI Put An End To Fake News? Don't Be So Sure

07/10/2018

Fake news was the Collin’s word of the year for 2017 with good reason. In a year where politics-as-usual was torn apart at the seams, high-profile scandals rocked our faith in humanity and the ...

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MIT/QCRI system uses machine learning to build road maps

22/04/2018

Map apps may have changed our world, but they still haven’t mapped all of it yet. Specifically, mapping roads can be difficult and tedious: even after taking aerial images, companies still have to ...

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Improving disaster response efforts through data

08/02/2018

Extreme weather events put the most vulnerable communities at high risk. How can data analytics strengthen early warning systems and and support relief efforts for communities in need? The size and ...

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Events

2019

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“The Future of Higher Education in the Age of Technological Disruption” by CMU President Dr. Farnam Jahanian

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Dr. Farnam Jahanian, the President of Carnegie Mellon University, will deliver a public lecture, “The Future of Higher Education in the Age of Technological Disruption” at CMU’s Qatar campus on Sunday, March 24.

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QCRI - MIT CSAIL 2019 Annual Project Review

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Executive Overview Sessions Open to publi Date: March 25, 2019 Time: 10:15AM - 5:15PM Venue: Hamad Bin Khalia Reseach Complex Multipurpose Room To view agenda, please click here . To RSVP to this ...

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"Learning to See" Public talk by Professor Antonio Torralba (MIT-CSAIL)

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Visit by Antonio Torralba, who teaches machines to automate tasks that a human visual system can accomplish, is part of annual spring research update between QCRI and MIT-CSAIL.

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QCRI and iMMAP announce Memorandum of Understanding

03/03/2019

Pact aims to apply data analysis and artificial intelligence techniques to solve humanitarian problems.

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UNDP partners with QCRI to use AI for social good

11/02/2019

Qatar forum on leveraging AI to solve humanitarian problems fills to capacity.

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Renowned computing expert C. Mohan to bust blockchain myths in Qatar talk

22/01/2019

Well-known inventor of database recovery algorithms to deliver keynote at QCRI's first blockchain workshop.

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